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The Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth was perhaps the most flamboyant of British brutalist buildings. Its tough, macho quality, with its profiled and sculpted concrete forms constantly transforming in response to the surrounding urban topography, had a poignant relevance to the 60s and the naval city of Portsmouth in particular.
Jun 13, 2016 Brutalism: the Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth Recently I've been mining the vast Melford Photo Archive on the PC for pictures. And I've come across a set of photos, taken in the 1990s, of the Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth.
Tricorn, Portsmouth. In February Claire Barrett left her post as the Societys fulltime caseworker. In her final report she writes about Portsmouth s Tricorn centre which, as Claire feared, and despite the Societys best efforts, was soon after turned down for listing. At the time of going to press the Tricorn was awaiting demolition.
The tricorne or tricorn is a style of hat that was popular during the 18th century, falling out of style by 1800, though actually not called a tricorne until the mid19th century. During the 18th century, hats of this general style were referred to as cocked hats .
The Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth was built in the mid60s. Owen Luder, Architect for the E. Alec Colman Group of Companies designed it as Portsmouth's Pay and display car park on the site of the old Tricorn centre in Portsmouth City Centre, England
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